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Nov. 12

My dear Friend

The case of Orchids from Ley of Croydon was dispatched in the St. Osyth a fine new Steamer & as she started I believe on the 4th Inst., I have no doubt will be at Melbourne by the time you get this.  She is to go on to Sydney, but

The Honble
Sir W. Macarthur, M.L.C.

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Park, tomorrow of whom do I write by this mail.  I am [indecipherable] very dear old friend ,

Yrs very affy,

Geo:  Macleay

I [indecipherable] Leys receipt.  I will send if next month.

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